Inquiry into Commonwealth funding for schools
Terms of Reference
Submission cover sheet (Word 30KB)
On 13 May 2004 the Senate referred the matter of
Commonwealth funding for schools to the Senate
Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee for
inquiry. The committee is due to report by 11 August 2004.
The Committee will examine the principles of Commonwealth
funding for schools, with particular emphasis on how these principles
apply in meeting the current and future needs of government and
non-government schools; and whether they ensure efficiency and
effectiveness in the allocation of school funding. The Committee
will also investigate accountability arrangements including through the
Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs.
Submissions to the inquiry are invited, with a
closing date of25 June 2004.
Submissions should include all contact details, including
mailing address, telephone and fax and email address if applicable and
should be submitted electronically (Microsoft Word version 6.0 - 95 or
above) and e-mailed to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the submission
cover sheet supplied above. Alternatively they can be posted to:
Senate Employment, Workplace Relations
and Education References Committee
Suite SG.52, Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Telephone: (02) 6277 3521
Fax: (02) 6277 5706
For further details on making a submission to a Senate inquiry see "How
to make a submission to a Senate Committee inquiry"
Report - Tabled 11 August 2004
Government response -
Tabled 16 June 2005